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, this is an opportunity, this is an opportunity for us to address -- i know that gail works with the children's defense fund and she has recognized your leadership. joe. when we met with her about the issue of violence and the underlying causes of it, she said you really got to get the guns away. in other words we want to do more things at the same time. our colleagues on board at tucson and injured with gabby gifford, he's now a member of congress, he was injured. he worked for 30 years in the mental health community and then he was her assistant and now he's a member of congress. and he said, i had really -- and he represents sun country. he said, i had concluded after thinking through and listening that the only way to keep guns out of the hands of the resident assault magazines out of the hands of those who shouldn't have them is to keep them out of the hands of everyone, of everyone. (applause sxwrierx. >> we do have to address, and i think it's really important, it's a moral imperative to create jobs, moral imperative to reduce the disparity in income and equity and the rest and it's only
and all of us who are engaged in any aspect of public life take an oath to protect and defend. protect and defense. that's the oath we take, to protect and defend the constitution, the constitution and all the rights contained therein, the right to assemble, the right to worship, the right to be in our country. prrp we have really got to do more. i think what we saw in new town drove home how urgent and necessary it is for us to act. no more words, we need action. but this has gone on in cities across america and places across america every single day. >> amen. >> joe, amos, reverend brown, i am never going to a child care center, day care center in san francisco a number of years ago and we were playing, little 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds and a balloon popped and one of the children said, drop. drop. imagine that a little child would think that. what does that say about the community and our need to do more to honor that oath to proat the -- protect and defend. this is it. we have to measure up. measure up. and we cannot accept anything less than success. the president has sai
of these events visit us at s f gvment gov tv dot ordinary care an@@to the fift awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the mayor's office for neighborhoods. christina palone. (applause) >> good evening, everyone. i'm happy to be a part of such a great ebit that celebrates the contributions made by residents and organizations throughout the city to make san francisco one of the greatest places to live. the mayor's office of neighborhood services also known as mons focuses on neighborhood outreach and engagement. it is an honor to be here with community lead
. and it's that inspiration that drives each one of us to go out there and be a part of something bigger. i congratulate every award winner here tonight and let's not forget that every person here has the power to make a difference. i want to especially thank daniel and his team for being such instrumental leaders here in city hall on behalf of all communities and neighborhoods in san francisco. with that said, welcome and enjoy tonight's event. (applause) >> thank you, christina. so, before we jump into the fire works, as you would say, let's take a few seconds here and just go over some of the elements of tonight's event. so, tonight we're going to be giving out 12 awards. for those of you that came to the first nen awards, you recall it finished about an hour ago. so, we've modified the format in the last two years. so, tonight what will happen is that tonight we will hear from the people that nominated the winners who will dive deep into talking about thighs illustrious individuals and organizations. and the individuals will receive the award. now, tonight the people that will be making
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